It looks disgusting! Would you ever eat something like this?
I’m normally one of those people who’s always up for a challenge when it comes to anything food-related, but I think I’ve found my place with this thing!
Let me start by saying this is not something I have in my possession, my friend (who is a teacher at a school in the Hudson Valley) sent me a picture of this thing today and asked me if I had seen something like this before? I answered with a “NO !! What is that ? Looks like something people would throw at each other in medieval times to get hurt … LOL!
She went on to tell me that one of her students had brought her to class today for her to try it on, and before trying it, she wanted to see if I knew anything about it. I don’t know anything about the most intimidating thing people actually eat.
Yes this thing is edible and from what I know now it’s super sweet and once you open or peel it it looks like a grape on the inside.
After doing some research I think they are called Rambutan, or Rambutan Tree Seeds, and according to Wikipedia they are from a tropical tree native to Southeast Asia. Back to my friend she told me after trying it it was really sweet and something she thinks I would like. She also told me that she was going to ask her class to try growing them over the next few weeks and months and if the growth is going well, she will give me a few to bring to her. radio show for me and Jess to try out.
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